Witness reveals more stolen items of slain British lady

Jul 10, 2024, 10:29 AM | Article By: Fatou Dem

The properties of the British lady who was killed in her residence at Sinchang village on 14 February 2024 were yesterday tendered before Justice E. Jaiteh of the Banjul High Court by the state prosecution.

The items included a gold Samsung tablet, a black smartwatch, 2 black Samsung mobile phones marked A10 and A14, a Del laptop with a charger, an HP laptop with a charger, a black Canon camera with a zooming lens with a charger, two memory cards- 16GB and 4GB, and a small cross handbag.

It would be recalled that on 3rd July 2024, the state recovered and tendered an amount of D80,000, a Gambian driver’s licence, an alien card, a Gambia resident permit, a UK driver’s licence, a debit card, and other personal documents belonging to the deceased.

The state further tendered a bunch of keys some of which were labeled by the deceased as office keys, garage keys, and other departments.

In his testimony yesterday, the witness, police officer Landing Nasso, said the accused confessed to them that he sold the items he stole from the house of the deceased to one Saikou Samasa a mobile shopkeeper at Bakoteh Shopping Mall, and one Ebrima Bah the Canon camera and charger was recovered from.

Responding to State prosecutor F. Drammeh on what happened after the team of investigators recovered the stolen items, the witness explained that after they recovered the items sold to the two men, the buyers were arrested and let to make statements.  A case file, he added, was compiled and handed over to the Ministry of Justice for further legal advice on the issue.

The case was adjourned until 22 July 2024.